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Issue Details: First known date: 1978... 1978 The Legend of Jimmy Governor
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A documentary that examines the life of Jimmy Governor, an Aboriginal man who killed a dozen white people in 1900. Governor has been immortalised in Thomas Keneally's novel The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, which was itself adapted by director Fred Schepisi into a film.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • c
      ABC Television ,
      1978 .
      Extent: 30 min.p.
      • Broadcast as part of ABC Television's A Big Country series.
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